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Crystal Ligori


Crystal Ligori is the producer and newscaster for "All Things Considered" and produces the weekly radio program "Literary Arts: The Archive Project."

Before joining OPB, Crystal worked the active rock station KUFO in Portland. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. Before moving to Portland, Crystal worked at modern music station KZZU in Spokane, Washington, and at student-run radio station KBGA in Missoula, Montana.

Crystal earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. While there, she earned a Society of Professional Journalists award for television feature reporting and a Hearst Journalism Award for broadcast news radio features. Crystal is also a freelance voiceover artist.

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Recent Articles

Health | Politics | News | local

Multnomah County’s ER Doc Commissioner Pushes For Stronger COVID-19 Response

Multnomah County Commissioner – and emergency room doctor – Sharon E. Meieran says our leaders are consistently failing us as they put political concerns first, and science second.

Health | News | local

Washington County Has More COVID-19 Cases Than Most Of Oregon. It's Unclear Why

Washington County has been hit harder than the rest of Oregon, with nearly a third of all confirmed COVID-19 diagnoses across the state.

Health | News | local

Living With An Autoimmune Disorder During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is creating new challenges for people like Halle Williams, who has a rare autoimmune vascular disease and has been living with end-stage renal disease for three years, which they treat with home dialysis.  

Health | Sports | Business | News | local

Eugene, Oregon, Faces Loss From Delay Of Olympic Trials

Delaying the Olympics — and the track and field trials scheduled in Oregon for June — will be an economic hardship for Eugene, according to Mayor Lucy Vinis.

NW Life | local | Arts | Music

A Classical Music Introduction, From The Beatles To Bach

Expanding our musical horizons while stuck at home.

NW Life | Family | local | News | Animals

Oregon Zoo Welcomes First California Condor Chick Of The Year

This month, the Oregon Zoo welcomed the first California condor chick of 2020.

local | Health | Business | News | Food

Restaurateur Kurt Huffman On The Impossible Choice Facing Food Industry

ChefStable restaurant group closed up shop over the weekend, even before the Oregon governor banned seated dining. 

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Susan Orlean

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," journalist and bestselling author, Susan Orlean, talks about what topics spark her interest and her process of writing "The Library Book."

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Lit Crawl 2019

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," we listen to highlights from select events at Portland’s 2019 Lit Crawl, featuring poetry and fiction readings shared by a collection of voices.  

NW Life | local | Music | News

The Life And Legacy Of Portland Music Promoter Mike Thrasher

A look back at the life and impact of Portland music promoter Mike Thrasher. 

Science | Health | News | local

Oregon Health Authority Official On Tracking Coronavirus Spread

The Oregon Health Authority says as of Wednesday, there are three confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Oregon.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Min Jin Lee

On this episode of "Literary Art: The Archive Project," novelist Min Jin Lee speaks on her writing craft and personal journey to publishing the best-sellers "Pachinko" and "Free Food for Millionaires."  

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Scene of the Crime: Portland Thrillers

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Portland-based authors Rene Denfeld & Phillip Margolin discuss writing thrillers and their most recent novels at the 2019 Portland Book Festival. 

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - V.S. Naipaul

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Nobel Prize-winning author, V. S. Naipaul, shares and contextualizes selections from India: A Million Mutinies Now in this event from 1991. 

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Dangerous Love

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Diannely Antigua, Jericho Brown, and Malcolm Tariq discuss the power of poetry and the individual experience at the 2019 Portland Book Festival.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Elaine May

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," esteemed actor, comedian, director, playwright, and screenwriter, Elaine May, shares insights on the art of writing comedy in this talk from 1997. 

Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Tommy Orange

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," features author Tommy Orange. He discusses his writing career and acclaimed debut novel, "There There," in an interview at the 2019 Sun Valley Writers’ Conference. 

Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Elizabeth McCracken, Karl Marlantes and Daniel Jose Older

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," authors Karl Marlantes, Elizabeth McCracken, and Daniel José Older discuss their works in conversation at the 2019 Portland Book Festival.  

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Robert Bly

This week on "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Robert Bly --  groundbreaking poet, editor, and translator -- shares his poetry in this recording from 2006.  

Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Casey Cep and Lara Prescott

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," features authors Casey Cep and Laura Prescott. They discuss their classic lit-inspired books with moderator Pamela Paul at the 2019 Portland Book Festival.